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Species II (1998)

An astronaut gets infected with alien DNA during the first mission on Mars and runs amok on earth. Preston and Laura team up with a peaceful, genetically re-engineered Sil to track the monster down.

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Mykelti Williamson and Justin Lazard are a pair of astronauts who make the first successful manned mission to Mars. Lazard's character gets infected by an alien and slowly begins to mutate. When they get back to Earth all he has on his mind is to have sex with Henstridge! Written by Anonymous

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Hope They Never MEET...Pray They Never MATE. See more »


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Rated R for strong sexuality, sci-fi violence/gore and language | See all certifications »

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10 April 1998 (USA)  »

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Species 2: Offspring  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$7,274,008, 12 April 1998, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$19,165,560, 28 June 1998

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$7,600,000, 23 August 1998
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Edward Asner was going to play Dr. Herman Cromwell but dropped out. See more »

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Once they complete their mission to Mars, the astronauts receive a video message from the U.S. President. Later on in the film, when Colonel Carter Burgess Jr. reveals to Senator Judson Ross that Patrick Ross is involved in series of murders, a picture of the actual U.S. President at the time (Bill Clinton) can be seen hanging from the wall in the office. Several months have passed between the Presidents Video message and Colonel Carter Burgess visit to Senator Judson Ross. (Round trip to mars was 18 months.) Enough time for a presidential election to have take place See more »

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Patrick Ross: Eve.
Eve: Patrick.
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Followed by Species: The Awakening (2007) See more »

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Carrera Rapido
Written by Noko, Ian Hoxley, Howard Gray (as Howard James Gray) and Trevor Gray (as Trevor Robert Gray)
Performed by Apollo 440 (as Apollo Four Forty)
Courtesy of 550 Music/Sony Music Entertainment (UK) Ltd.
By Arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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Oh my god is this thing BAD...
8 June 1999 | by See all my reviews

A lot of people must have needed to make house payments, their names listed at the beginning of this film as a testament. Put another way, one could do a Jeff Foxworthyesque comedy bit called "Your career might be in trouble if..." and the answer is "You worked on Species II." I have never felt so embarrassed for a group of actors as I had watching these thespians run through painfully stupid dialogue. The script is so inept you have to wonder if it wasn't written by a committee - of middle schoolers. Except for the sex and violence. Or, more succinctly the sexual violence. The filmmakers have some definite problems with women. Unlike the first film, which this outing makes to look like "2001" by comparison, here we only see women being ripped bloodily apart, usually during sex. There are bad movies that are fun to watch and laugh at. This turd is not one of them.


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